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Pakistan Accounts for 80% of Polio Cases: WHO
World  (tags: Pakistan, Polio, Health Crisis, Polio Eradication, #EndPolioNow, endpolio.org )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
"The 10th meeting of the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) held in London recently concluded that the goal of stopping global polio transmission by the end of 2014 will be missed because of..."
SIGN AGAINST UNSPEAKABLE TORTURE! End the Barbaric Practice of Burning Live Bulls In Spain!
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Animal Torture, Bulls, Bull Festivals, Spanish Bull Festivals, Toro Jubilo, Demand An End To Bull Burning, Ban the Toro Jubilo Festival, ACTION! )

Michelle
- 17 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Each November the Toro Jubilo "festival" of Soria Spain burns bulls to death. During the event live bulls are tied to posts or set loose to run through the streets affixed with balls of flammable tar. Residents believe eating their flesh will bring power.
URGENT! SIGN! Petition: Save Horses & Bulls Massacred During Abominable Colombian "CORRALEJAS"
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Horse Welfare, Bull Welfare, Horse Cruelty, Animal Cruelty in Colombia, Corralejas, Ban Corralejas, URGENT ACTION! )

Michelle
- 22 hours ago - change.org
Every year in Colombia bulls are taunted by drunken mobs of demons who compete for money. Tortured with spears the bull is harassed into goring horses to death. Drunken demons ride the horses with entrails spilling out then leave them like trash on roads.
Stop the Slaughter and Eradication of the Snowy Mountains Brumby - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Brumby, snowy river, snowy mountains, Australia, horses, animal welfare, petition )

Offline
- 15 hours ago - change.org
I'm sure I don't need to highlight the national symbolism of the Australian Brumby in particular those the roam the high country and have done for over 150 years they were immortalised in The Man From Snowy River.
Stop Sending Animals to Outer Space - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Iran, astronauts, outer space, animals, monkeys, space, animal welfare, petition )

Offline
- 14 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
In Iran, astronauts have just sent a monkey outer space. This is the second monkey it's sent outer space but that's not all. These Iranian astronauts have revealed plans to send a persian cat for another experiment.
One Woman's Brilliant Idea That Could Wipe Out Shark Finning Forever
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - thedodo.com
Kathy Xu, founder of an organization called The Dorsal Effect, thinks she's found the perfect solution for shark finning fishermen living in some of the most remote and beautiful places on Earth.
The Kissimmee: A River Recurved
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, restoration )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - npr.org
That billion-dollar restoration -- the world's largest -- is a few years from completion. And so far, it's bringing signs of new life, especially on a man-made canal that was dug through the heart of the river.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Beautiful Lagoon From Development - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
The Indian River Lagoon, part of a riverfront conservation effort in Florida, is in threat of degradation by development.
BOYCOTT PRODUCTS MADE IN KOREA! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: korea government, dog meat trade )

Slava
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
People need to be aware of the shameful practice of dog consumption that still continues in this so called civilized nation. There is no excuse for this antiquated "tradition" to be accepted and tolerated in today's society.
New York City's Rats Are Carrying Viruses No One's Seen Before
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, safety, science, society, study, treatment, medicine, healthcare, ethics, interesting, risks, warning, health, humans, disease )

Susan
- 1 day ago - finance.yahoo.com
Everyone who's ever used a New York City subway knows that they're teeming with rats, and that said rats are, almost by definition, disgusting. But no one had quantified just how disgust now. A team of scientists at Columbia University trapped 133
 
 
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